Hitman

Hitman

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Hitman

Video game adaptation about a gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant), who is hired by a group known as "The Agency" to kill targets for cash. The mysterious loner finds himself ensnared in a political conspiracy, which has him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe.

2007Rating: R16, Violence, Offensive Language & Nudity94 minsFrance, USA
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Variety

Variety

press

A Eurotrashy vidgame knockoff that misses its target by a mile. Numbingly unthrilling as it lurches from one violent encounter to another, the pic's dark roots in an electronic, non-dramatic medium are plain to see, and unsuspecting gamers lured to theaters will soon wish they were back home participating in the action themselves...

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

This film is like watching the actual game played by someone with slow reactions. That's not much of a spectator sport...

2.0
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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Hitman stands right on the threshold between video games and art. On the wrong side of the threshold, but still, give it credit...

0
Premiere Magazine

Premiere Magazine

press

Ultimately Hitman is about bullets, blood, and bombs. For die-hard fans of the videogame, there is much to relish in terms of cobblestone car chases, punishing fistfights, cool weaponry, impossible physical feats, and ear-popping gun battles that rage through exclusive hotels in exotic locations...

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Incoherent and utterly lacking in panache, style or originality...

1.0
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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

press

The most criminal killing in this movie's blood-spattered 100min runtime is the way Hitman wastes

the audience's time...

1.0
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BBC

BBC

press

Director Xavier Gens pads out this anorexic narrative with soulless but reasonably choreographed gun battles, and buckets of globby arterial blood...

2.0
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The trailer with the voice over is good but the guy doesnt look that much like him and he sounds completely wrong number one american accent and number two his way of speaking Agent 47 is a cold killer who views his job as just that a job he shows no mercy to his victims nor does he kill with a passion They Kinda killed the character by not making him a...

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

A Eurotrashy vidgame knockoff that misses its target by a mile. Numbingly unthrilling as it lurches from one violent encounter to another, the pic's dark roots in an electronic, non-dramatic medium are plain to see, and unsuspecting gamers lured to theaters will soon wish they were back home participating in the action themselves...

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

This film is like watching the actual game played by someone with slow reactions. That's not much of a spectator sport...

2.0
0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Hitman stands right on the threshold between video games and art. On the wrong side of the threshold, but still, give it credit...

0
Premiere Magazine

Premiere Magazine

press

Ultimately Hitman is about bullets, blood, and bombs. For die-hard fans of the videogame, there is much to relish in terms of cobblestone car chases, punishing fistfights, cool weaponry, impossible physical feats, and ear-popping gun battles that rage through exclusive hotels in exotic locations...

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Incoherent and utterly lacking in panache, style or originality...

1.0
0
Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

press

The most criminal killing in this movie's blood-spattered 100min runtime is the way Hitman wastes

the audience's time...

1.0
0
BBC

BBC

press

Director Xavier Gens pads out this anorexic narrative with soulless but reasonably choreographed gun battles, and buckets of globby arterial blood...

2.0
0

The trailer with the voice over is good but the guy doesnt look that much like him and he sounds completely wrong number one american accent and number two his way of speaking Agent 47 is a cold killer who views his job as just that a job he shows no mercy to his victims nor does he kill with a passion They Kinda killed the character by not making him...

3.0
0